First-person psychological thriller
Martha Is Dead is a dark first-person psychological thriller, set in 1944 Italy, that blurs the lines between reality, superstition and the tragedy of war.
Unashamedly authentic voice acting in Italian
The first Indie game to launch using the native Italian language as the default setting – for full immersion into the story and the characters.
Deep and dark multi-layered narrative
Martha Is Dead is an exploration of loss, relationships and the psychological undertones of a dark period of history through the eyes of a young woman who seeks the truth, but who also has secrets of her own to hide.
Explore a detailed recreation of the Italian countryside
Freely explore the breath-takingly realised Tuscany countryside on foot, by boat, or bike. Grounded in reality, Martha Is Dead’s setting and historical context are inspired by real facts and places that have been faithfully reconstructed in true LKA fashion.
Mixing folklore with superstition
Unlock symbols and use tarot cards for unveil new aspects of the game and to summon the spirit of The Lady.
Virtual photographic greatness
Take pictures for the sheer pleasure of doing so, and also to progress through the story and discover more about the game world. A simulator will guide you through 1940s photography, where you’ll be able to developer your actual photos through a fully working in game darkroom!
A backdrop of War
Collect newspapers, telegrams and listen to the radio to keep updated on what is occurring in the world during the war.
Play with dolls
Play with numerous marionette sequences in the mechanical theatre to remember repressed memories.
Authentic Italian music of the era
Immerse yourself in a deeply evocative and atmospheric soundtrack containing underwater music specialists Between Music and their Aquasonic project; The Town of Light composer Aseptic Void and his moody yet spinetingling tones; and held together in true vintage style featuring reimagined versions of classic tracks including Schubert's Ave Maria, O Bella Ciao, with original tracks written and sung by Francesca Messina, AKA 90s disco star, Femina Ridens.
Video & screens
“Featuring disturbing puppet shows, paranormal scares, and shots of a city set ablaze, it seems as though Martha is Dead will not be for the faint of heart.”
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“However Martha is Dead looks to be one of the most sinister games that I’ve seen in a while. Not in a sense of jump-scare horror tactics or traditional monsters, but the disturbing nature of its story”
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“Looks Gory as Hell and We’re Here For It”
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Publisher: Wired Productions
Genre: Psychological, Adventure
Platforms: PC, Xbox Series S\X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Release date: Q4 2021
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